How Big Data is Shaping the US Presidential Election

October 27, 2016

Big Brother is not only watching you. He now keeps in touch, too. There are over 200 million voters in America and now, with the help of new technology and lax privacy laws, both the Republicans and Democrats have a file on, well, every one of them. Cambridge Analytica, a British firm, was...

Singapore’s Smart City: Securing it From Emerging Cyber Threats

October 26, 2015

How should Singapore and other smart cities deal with the increasing risk of cyber threats?  Fifty years after its establishment, Singapore is a smart city-state success story at the forefront of a third industrial revolution. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly interconnects...

Cyberspace and the Nature of Warfare

July 31, 2014

The hyper-connected world has not changed the fundamental principles of warfare. The principles of war that have been developed over the centuries remain fundamentally unaltered by the development of advanced systems that operate within cyberspace. This is despite US Defense Secretary Leon...

Snowden, Cybersecurity, and China-US Relations

August 25, 2013

The Snowden saga highlights the importance of US-China dialogue on cyber security. By exposing US government surveillance programs, former national security contractor Edward J. Snowden has complicated the US-China dialogue on one of the most contentious issues in the bilateral relationship:...

Online Pornography: Censoring the UK’s Internet?

August 11, 2013

Will David Cameron's plans to filter online pornography work? Whilst it’s often prudent to take announcements from Whitehall with a pinch of salt, David Cameron’s challenge to Internet service providers (ISP) to automatically filter out pornography and “sensitive...